Unemployment rate falls in Greensboro area


GREENSBORO, N.C. — The unemployment rate in the Greensboro-High Point area dropped to 6.9 percent in May, compared to 8.7 percent a year ago, according to state data released Tuesday.

Unemployment in Guilford County dropped from 8.6 percent last year to 7.1 percent in May, according to statistics from the N.C. Department of Commerce’s Division of Labor & Economic Analysis.

In Randolph County, the rate fell from 8.6 percent last year to 6 percent in May. The unemployment rate in Rockingham County dropped from 9.5 percent to 7.5 percent.

Source: News and Record


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